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Donald Adair Parvin

Born: Fri., Nov. 12, 1926
Died: Mon., Nov. 16, 2015


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
Location: Calvary Baptist Church


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Donald Adair Parvin, 89, of Xenia, formerly of Byesville, passed away
Monday (November 16, 2015)  at Hospitality East Nursing Home in Xenia.

Donald was born November 12, 1926 in McConnellsburg, PA and was the son of the late Robert Adair and Marian (Stewart) Parvin.

Rev. Parvin was a minister for 45 years including 9 years as a professor at Cedarville College.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Seaman First Class.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kings College in 1952, and a Master of Divinity from Faith Seminary in 1956.  He was also a board member of A.B.W.E. for thirty years.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Irene (Weiss) Parvin whom he married August 30, 1952 and passed away June 13, 2007; an infant grandson Benjamin Scott Parvin.

He is survived by one son Donald Parvin of Cedarville; one daughter Susan McCoy of Beavercreek; five grandchildren, Danielle Woest, Jillian Mohler, Tyler McCoy, Jenna Voelker, and Jessica McCoy; six great grandchildren, Hannah and Braedon Woest, Charlotte Mohler, Alister, Ellory and Finley McCoy.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday (November 21, 2015) at Calvary Baptist Church, Byesville, followed by a private graveside service at Northwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 245 S. 6th St., Deacon's fund, Byesville, Ohio  43723

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Beverly Allen
   Posted Wed November 18, 2015
Dear Don and Sue,
My prayers are with you both as you go through this life changing time. Your Dad holds a very special place in my heart and I have many precious memories. I cannot think back to my growing up years without thinking about "Pastor Parvin". Mom and Dad also send their love and prayers. Your Dad was a dear Pastor to them. Love, Beverly Frederick / Allen

Cheryl J Skinner, Patriot Guard
   Posted Thu November 19, 2015
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Donald Adair Parvin, give you peace, comfort and strength…


Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of.....

US Navy WW II Veteran, Donald Adair Parvin, “A True American Hero” God Bless†


† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Edna Moore
   Posted Thu November 19, 2015
Our sympathies go out to all the family and friends! Harold Moore is now in heaven too so he is with Pastor Parvin now! Harold and Edna enjoyed a close spiritual friendship! Edna will be there in spirit as we children have moved her to MA with us so we can take care of her! God Bless you all! He was a GREAT man! Edna Moore and Families

Pastor Dan Hicks
   Posted Thu November 19, 2015
On behalf of the First Baptist Church of Ogden please accept my condolences and the condolences of our church family. I have posted the obituary on our church web site and on our face book pages in honor of your father. May the love of Jesus and the comfort of the Holy Spirit bless, strengthen and keep you. Your family is in our prayers.
Yours in Christ,
Pastor Dan Hicks
First Baptist Church of Ogden

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